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Early 16thc fruitwood coffer

$ 4.794
€ 4.200

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Early 16thc fruitwood coffer
Early 16thc fruitwood coffer
Early 16thc fruitwood coffer
Early 16thc fruitwood coffer
Early 16thc fruitwood coffer
Early 16thc fruitwood coffer
Early 16thc fruitwood coffer
Early 16thc fruitwood coffer
Description: 

An extremely rare French early 16th century (circa 1500) fruitwood (cherry) coffer of superb patina.This coffer consists of a solid plank top with moulded edge with evidence of old restoration, the top opening to reveal steel hinges, the interior having a later candle box and open storage space.This leading down to an unusual brass lock plate with two engraved fleur de lis (this ancient symbol having long been associated with France and the French Royalty and Heraldry) with original key and steel lock.This leads down to wonderfully carved tracery panels both to the front and sides typical of the carved tracery work found in late 15th and early 16th century work with a moulding below  and supported on stile feet.This coffer is in very good condition for age, is of stable construction and can go straight into a home. 

Price: 
$ 4.794
Price: 
€ 4.200
Size in cm: 
H. 66 W. 132 D. 69 cm.
Size in inch: 
H. 26 W. 52 D. 27 in.
Time Period: 
17th C. & earlier
Year: 
1500
Condition: 
Good
Country: 
France
Category:
Reference No: 
LVS1103

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